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AT A MEETING OF STONE MERCHANTS AND OTHERS, ...
At a meeting of stone merchants and others, for the relief of the suffering inhabitants of the Island of Portland, Mr. John Searle in the chair; the proceedings of a meeting held ... at which the Governor, John Penn, Esq. presided, (and information from other sources,) having been laid before the meeting, it appears, that the sea had, during the late storm, broken down its natural barrier, and carried with it an immense quantity of beach; the village of Chiswell had been overwhelmed, ... Books for subscriptions will be opened ...
[London]: printed by G. Hayden, Little College Street, Westminster, [1825?].
[4] p. ; 24.8 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Soane copy 2 is a variant including a list of 'Subscriptions' on p. [3]. The 'Great Gale' occurred on the night of the 22nd-23rd November 1824.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Without the list of subscriptions on p. [3]. Endorsed in ink in an unidentified contemporary hand 1825 / Printed letter.
Copy 2: 24.4 cm. With a printed list of subscriptions on p. [3].

Binding Folded paper; copy 2 loosely inserted inside copy 1.

Reference Number 6136


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